2016 Annual Schomburg Symposium Program

 Speakers and Presentations When: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM *Discounts available for advance registration. Where: Taller Puertorriqueño’s Ed Building, 2557 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133 For information call: 215-426-3311 Cost/Costo $25.00 in advance/Por adelantado $30.00 at the door/En la puerta ***Special group rates are available by calling: /Si tiene preguntas […]

Afro-Latino in Philadelphia: Stories from El Barrio

On view: Dec 4 to Jan. 9, 2016 Sandra Andino’s exhibition at Taller Puertorriqueño began as a personal project to learn about her family and ancestral roots. In examining her family photos, she saw records of her past and proof of her “existence.” The project led her to reflect on past racial experiences and prejudices […]

El Corazón Cultural Center: Looking for qualified community residents construction workers.

On September 18th Taller Puertorriqueño broke ground at 5th Street and West Huntingdon Street for the new expansion of their cultural center. This stunning building will be the largest Puerto Rican/Latino cultural center in the Mid- Atlantic region. Allied Construction Services is named as the Construction Manager for the project. Allied Construction is seeking construction […]

Rendering for Taller’s new building, El Corazon Cultural Center

The Groundbreaking of New Cultural Center

After 10 years of planning, Taller is in the process of building the new Corazón Cultural Center. Be on the lookout for more details on the Grand Opening in late 2016.

Video of Taller Puertorriqueño’s breaking ground on its new facility, El Corazón Cultural Center, on September 18th, 2015.  Groundbreaking ceremony sponsored by PECO.

Shnit International Shortfilmfestival

October 17 at 3 p.m. At Taller Puertorriqueno’s Roberto Hernandez Theater 2557 N. 5th Street As ambitious as it is unforgettably bold, shnit International Shortfilmfestival unfolds simultaneously in multiple cities on five continents, bringing together more than 30,000 filmmakers and film lovers in ways rarely experienced elsewhere on the festival circuit. Over its 12 days, […]


GENERACIÓN to GENERATION A Multi–Disciplinary Journey through Tradition and Imagination August 14 – September 19, 2015 Taller Puertorriqueño’s Children & Youth Education Program From generation to generation in the Spanish-speaking world cultural traditions, belief, tales and superstitions are passed down and expressed creatively. This year, the children and youth of Taller explored the roots of […]


Applying for the 2015 Leeway Art and Change Grant? Sit one-on-one with a Leeway representative at an applicant support session to get help or feedback on your grant application. This drop-in session does not require an appointment; applicants will be seen on a first-come first-served basis. Monday, July 13 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm at Taller Puertorriqueño (2721 N 5th […]